Midsummer by the Lake
4.30pm: Our very own Shakespeare in the Park, except by the lake! Lakespeare & Co is back for its third year, presenting free public performances of William Shakespeare's comedy A Midsummer Night's Dream. On both Saturday and Sunday, at the Patrick White Lawns. Bookings at Eventbrite.
Around the world ... again
10am: Can it be that time of year already? The National Multicultural Festival returns with a three-day entertainment program across six stages and includes food, live music, dancing and performances from every corner of the world.
Saturday, 10am-11pm and Sunday, 10am-4pm in Civic. Free event.
Time for a senior moment?
2pm and 7.30pm: The smash hit Senior Moments is back in a senior 'sequel with no equal'.
Australian showbiz legends Max Gillies, Tony Barber and John Howard are having more Senior Moments in this senior sensation.
Saturday and Sunday at The Playhouse. Visit canberratheatrecentre.com.au for tickets.
4.30pm and 7.30pm: Design-minded woman's crumpet Kevin McCloud - the broadcaster, TV host, writer, environmentalist, amateur balloonist and storyteller - is doing a second session of his sell-out live show, The World According to Kevin, at the Canberra Theatre. Tickets at canberratheatrecentre.come.au
For the Pythonites
7pm: Monty Python's Spamalot is hitting the stage in Canberra, a raucous retelling of the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table. At the The Playhouse February 26 toMarch 1. Tickets at canberratheatrecentre.com.au.
Power Pop Perfection
7.30pm: They've been recording and playing for 20 years, and now Canadian powerpop supergroup The New Pornographers are finally coming to Canberra. The eight-piece lineup is touring its eighth studio album In the Morse Code of Brakelights. 7.30pm at the Canberra Theatre. Tickets at canberratheatrecentre.com.au.
The Call of the Wild (PG): Buck, a big-hearted dog, has his blissful domestic life is turned upside down when he is uprooted from his California home.
The Lodge (MA15+): A soon-to-be stepmum is snowed in with her fiancé's two children at a remote holiday village.
Motherless Brooklyn (M): A lonely private detective living with with Tourette Syndrome tries to solve the murder of his mentor and only friend.
The Professor and the Madman (M): An extraordinary true tale of madness, genius, and obsession about two remarkable men who created history with the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary.